A Lifetime Experience
Look at the photo. Is this your idea of a perfect holiday?Where do you think this is?
Read the first paragraph of the article. Is the writer going totalk about cheap or expensive travel experiences?
Read the rest of the article. Put a heading in each gap.
Stay over-water on an islandTake a cruise to AntarcticaDo a five-star safariParty like a millionaire in Moscow
Match the highlighted phrases with their meanings:
a strong snow storm will come
halfway between two extremes
a good idea to keep money in the bank for (this)
making your wishes come true
visiting other countries with a limited amount of money
have an exciting time
all know that ¹ travelling on a budget is a good way to see the world. But what arewe missing? Here, our travel writer looks at some amazing experiences that will cost you a lotmore than backpacking, but are definitely ² worth saving for.
There are two ways to travel in Africa - on a tight budget, or in luxury. There is really no
middle ground.I've tried both ways now. Pitching my own tent and cooking my own dinner was a great experience.However, being driven around a private game reserve by guides and then returning to a bungalow for achef-prepared dinner was incredible.
It is one of the most unfriendly places of earth. Rarely visited by humans. A land of icebergs and mountainsand hundreds of thousands of penguins. It costs a lot to get there (about $10,000 per person), and there'severy chance
you'll be hit by a howling blizzard, but I'd do it tomorrow.
The hotels are very expensive, the food is expensive, and the drinks are expensive. But if, for one night,you really want to
go wild and pretend you're rich and famous, then this is the place to do it. Wear fancy clothes, go to a nightclub, order a whole bottle of vodka, and see where the night takes you.
living the dream. Step onto your wooden balcony, and what do you see? The pale blue ocean,everywhere. Jump over the railing and you're in it, swimming around with all the little fishes. Or just sit there with a cocktail and stare. You can do this in the Maldives or in Tahiti. It's going to cost you, of course,but that's the last thing you'll be thinking about.
Which experience do you most want to try? Why?